(JULY 8) Katie Taylor beat China's
Dong Cheng 10-2 at the Sports Palace in St Petersburg, Russia
tonight to advance to the quarter finals of an International
Box-Off. The bout was a repeat of last November's AIBA World
lightweight final which Taylor won 13-2 in Ningbo City, China.
Taylor will now meet Ayzanet Gadzhieva of Russia in tomorrows
The Bray woman beat Gadzhieva 20-2 in the semi finals of the AIBA
World Championships in Ningbo City.
Menwhile, Taylor claimed the Irish Times/Irish Sports Council
Sportswoman of the month award for June it was announced today.
July 8th: Last 16
60Kg: Katie Taylor (Ireland) beat Dong Cheng (China) 10-2
July 9th: Quarter Final
60Kg: Katie Taylor (Ireland) v Ayzanet Gadzhieva (Russia)